Related topic: Tegretol, Muscle aches
Review: could Tegretol cause Muscle aches?
Summary: Muscle aches could be caused by Tegretol, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Neurontin, and have Epilepsy.
We study 23,927 people who have side effects while taking Tegretol from FDA and social media. Among them, 268 have Muscle aches. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle aches and more.
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Tegretol (latest outcomes from 24,778 users) has active ingredients of carbamazepine. It is often used in epilepsy.
Muscle aches (muscle pain) (latest reports from 500,575 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis.
On Apr, 8, 2014: 23,859 people reported to have side effects when taking Tegretol. Among them, 268 people (1.12%) have Muscle Aches. They amount to 0.05% of all the 500,166 people who have Muscle Aches on eHealthMe.
Time on Tegretol when people have Muscle aches * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Muscle aches||24.49%||34.69%||0.00%||12.24%||2.04%||6.12%||20.41% |
Gender of people who have Muscle aches when taking Tegretol * :
|Muscle aches||68.17%||31.83% |
Age of people who have Muscle aches when taking Tegretol * :
|Muscle aches||0.00%||0.00%||6.08%||14.07%||10.27%||22.81%||25.10%||21.67% |
Severity of Muscle aches when taking Tegretol ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscle aches||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Muscle aches ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Muscle aches||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Epilepsy (55 people, 20.52%)
- Hypertension (37 people, 13.81%)
- Pain (31 people, 11.57%)
- Convulsion (30 people, 11.19%)
- Depression (21 people, 7.84%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (49 people, 18.28%)
- Lamictal (37 people, 13.81%)
- Keppra (30 people, 11.19%)
- Clonazepam (27 people, 10.07%)
- Seroquel (24 people, 8.96%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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